While most said they were happy to have the opportunity to catch up with other children, they felt embarrassed and uneasy about their age and new environment.
'Whatever happens we will not enter Sochi. We informed the Russians of our conditions that they should remove all the logos and flags representing the Syrian government.'
A statement at the conference will call for the lifting of unilateral sanctions and urge the West to help in the reconstruction of Syria.
Islamic State's self-declared cross-border caliphate effectively collapsed in July, when US-backed Iraqi forces captured Mosul, the group's de facto capital in Iraq
Idlib province, the only Syrian province that is entirely under rebel control, has been a major target of Russian and Syrian aerial strikes that caused hundreds of civilians casualties.
Talks to focus on four key areas -- credible non-sectarian transitional government, future constitution, free elections within 18 months and a united war against terrorism.
According to the IDF, the Air Force struck the source of the projectile and was “acting proportionally to prevent any deterioration.”
US accused the Syrian regime of using a crematorium to dispose of bodies to cover up extent of mass murders.
The mullahs of Tehran are undoubtedly watching closely to see how the latest Syrian trampling of international conventions will play out.
Trump: "These heinous acts by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated."